Document Type

Presentation

Session Description

Effective instructor presence in the online classroom is so much more than organizing and presenting content and responding promptly to student work. How do you convey your personal commitment to what you teach and to the students you teach? Are there techniques you could transition from the traditional to the online classroom? Participants will have the opportunity to engage in active learning as they think creatively about their presence in the online classroom. Two instructors in different disciplines, with significant online and in-person teaching experience, will present a number of strategies to strengthen instructor online presence and foster community in the online classroom in a genuine manner.

Keywords

online presence, online teaching, instructor presence, presence

Start Date

8-3-2017 9:30 AM

End Date

8-3-2017 10:30 AM

Brief Biography of Primary Presenter

Renee Cedarberg is Community Faculty at Metropolitan State University where she teaches in the College of Management, with a focus on Human Resources. In addition to teaching, she is a Quality Matters Master Reviewer and supports the university's Center for Online Learning by leading workshops and course reviews. Prior to teaching, Renee spent 10 years in private industry where she led training

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Aug 3rd, 9:30 AM Aug 3rd, 10:30 AM

The Instructor is Still In: Sustaining Presence in the Online Environment

Effective instructor presence in the online classroom is so much more than organizing and presenting content and responding promptly to student work. How do you convey your personal commitment to what you teach and to the students you teach? Are there techniques you could transition from the traditional to the online classroom? Participants will have the opportunity to engage in active learning as they think creatively about their presence in the online classroom. Two instructors in different disciplines, with significant online and in-person teaching experience, will present a number of strategies to strengthen instructor online presence and foster community in the online classroom in a genuine manner.